Federer’s Unbeatable Record

Roger Federer, a genius who made tennis look effortless, a father of six children and husband to one – could have easily slipped off the radar for too long. But the former world No1 had the rare ability to create an entirely new sport around himself.

With his game, Federer was the only man capable of changing how tennis was played. It seems unthinkable now, but many questioned whether he could continue, even when he had four of the greatest titles of all time, the only man to win six Wimbledon titles.

The truth is, there was no question, and the only question was whether he could win without losing his head.

A player with an almost perfect record has nothing to do with head or heart. Only about his mental attitude are true enough to say, “He’s unbeatable.”

That was Federer.

He has won a record-high seven majors, and has been the only man to have five US Open titles when his first five were won by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

“It’s something that I tried to do from a very young age… I wanted to challenge myself and I always had the goal of being the best,” Federer said. “I was always pushing myself, trying to be the best, and it made me who I am today. I can’t blame my parents for anything.”

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He first went head-to-head with the sport’s best when he was just 18. At the French Open in 1996, he lost a tight three-setter against Boris Becker, the No. 1 in the world at that time.

Federer’s next tournament, at Wimbledon, ended in a second-round loss to Andre Agassi. But he recovered with a run of five wins in six tournaments in the next two years, with a run that included back-to-back victories over Pete Sampras and John McEnroe.

His success also included three Wimbledon

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